US Partial Shutdown: What’s Open, What’s Closed

Posted on January 11, 2019 9:15 pm

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A partial shutdown of the U.S. federal government began Dec. 22, after President Donald Trump and Congress failed to agree on funding for the president’s long-sought wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. About 800,000 federal employees and some government services across the United States have been affected. What is closed? What is open? Closures National Parks, Historic Sites and Monuments The National Parks Service (NPS) website says 388 of the 737 parks, historic sites and national monuments it oversees are closed. The ones that remain open have limited staffing and have closed access to various park facilities, including restrooms. At Yellowstone